Singapore Introduces Maximum Residue Limits for Not Allowed Food Pesticides and Veterinary Drugs

Posted by Ashwanandhini Govindarajan on Apr 21, 2020

On April 20, 2020, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has published the circular "Maximum Residue Limits Established For Pesticides And Veterinary Drugs Previously Not Allowed In Food".

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Topics: Food Safety, Singapore

European Union (EU) Issues New Food Recalls - April 2020

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Apr 17, 2020

On April 16, 2020, the European Union (EU) has released notification of new food recalls via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

China Issues New National Drafts Standards for the Dairy Industry

Posted by Siyu Zeng on Apr 13, 2020

On April 08, 2020, the National Health Commision of the People's Republic of China has published two new draft documents that are relevant for the dairy industry.

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Topics: China, Dairy

Codex Alimentarius Issues New Food Standards – April 2020

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Apr 9, 2020

On April 07, 2020, the Codex Alimentarius has issued a new updated list of food standards.

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Topics: Codex Alimentarius, Codex standards

Korea Updates Rules on Advertising and Labelling of Food

Posted by Siyu Zeng on Apr 8, 2020

On April 7, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has published the new “Act on Advertising and Labeling of Food(No.17246).”

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Topics: Labelling, South Korea

The U.S. Amends Labelling Regulations for Wine, Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Apr 2, 2020

On April 02, 2020, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) of the United States of America has published the following regulation in the Federal Register: "Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising Regulations for Wine, Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages."

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Topics: United States, Labelling

Mexico Amends General Labelling Specifications for Prepackaged Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Mar 31, 2020

On March 27, 2020, Mexico has published the "Amendment to Official Mexican Standard NOM-051-SCFI/SSA1-2010, General labelling specifications for prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages" on the Diario Oficial de la Federacion.

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Topics: Labelling, Mexico

Canada Includes Use of Aspergillus fijiensis Invertase in the List of Permitted Food Enzymes

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Mar 31, 2020

On March 30, 2020, the Health Canada has notified the publication of the "NOM/ADM-0144 Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Aspergillus fijiensis as a Source Organism for Invertase“

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Topics: Health Canada, Food Enzymes

FDA Issues a Temporary Guidance for Industry on Nutrition Labelling of Certain Packaged Food during COVID-19

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Mar 27, 2020

On March 26, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of United States has published the "Temporary Policy Regarding Nutrition Labeling of Certain Packaged Food During the COVID19 Public Health Emergency".

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Topics: United States, Food Safety

South Africa Regulates Grading, Packing and Marking of Eggs Intended for Sale

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Mar 24, 2020

On March 20, 2020, the South African Government has published the "Agricultural Product Standards Act: Regulations: Grading, packing and marking of eggs intended for sale in South Africa“.

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